|Minimum GPA:||2||Language(s) of Instruction:||English|
|Class Status:||Graduate||Open to non-GW students:||No|
|Level of Immersion:||Short Term Abroad|
EBS "Successful Leadership in Europe"
Is this program for me?*
This short-term exchange course is offered through our exchange partner, the European Business School, and is taught at the main EBS campus in Oestrich-Winkel (Frankfurt), Germany. This three-tiered course includes classroom lectures & case study analysis, corporate visits and cultural activities. During the first part of the course students will focus on the economic & political environment of international business in Europe. A complementary introductory German language course is also offered during this time. The second part of the course focuses on the following topics: social, economic and political issues in European business, corporate governance and leadership in European businesses, new markets in Eastern Europe, leadership styles and human Resource Management in Europe, and challenges in the competitive European business market.
Corporate visits: the German Central Bank, Audi, and other various businesses in Frankfurt and Neckarsulm.
Cultural visits include: A leisurely welcome cocktail to get to know other participants right at the beginning, sighseeing in different parts of Germany in connection with the company visits, a tour and wine-tasting seminar at a venerable old abbey, and a farewell BBQ
*Admission to this course is restricted to graduate students in the School of Business.
This program has been approved to fulfill elective credit within the following MBA Concentration: Global Management.
Monday February 16, 2015
May 11, 2015 - May 29, 2015
The service fee includes:
- All class lectures, course materials and supplies
- A complementary German "Survival Course"(optional)
- Corporate field trips and presentations
- Transportation related to organized activities of the programme
- Certificate for credit transfer
- Free transportation in Oestrich-Winkel and additionally in Wiesbaden for those living in Wiesbaden for the duration of the program
- Organized social activities
- Assistance in finding affordable accommodation in the area
[The most rewarding aspect of the study abroad was] "meeting other students from around the globe, learning from international professors, and visiting Audi and European Central Bank." - Professional MBA student, 2012
This program is administered by Global & Experiential Education in The George Washington University School of Business.
Cancellation Policy for Short-Term Abroad
Eligibility & Payment (GWSB Graduate)
Health Insurance for Short-Term Abroad
Pre-Departure, Health & Safety Orientation for Short -Term Abroad
Withdrawal & Refund Policy (GWSB Graduate)